Jewish DemocracyThe law declaring Israel the state of the Jewish people is not about passing Torah legislation, but concerns accepting the definition of Jewish democracy in a post-modern world.
Nearly 2/3 of Israelis are Often OverdrawnShocking figures reveal many Israelis living constantly in the red; Bank of Israel wants to know why.
National Burial Society Conference in NovemberIsrael's Chevra Kadisha organizing the first conference of its kind, which will deal with all aspects of Jewish burial in Israel and abroad.
Yesh Atid No. 2 Opposed Lapid on Women in IDFMin. Shai Piron has opined that Jewish law opposes female enlistment. Lapid threatened to fire Chief Rabbis for this position.
Tzohar Rabbi Weighs in on Abortion ControversyRabbi David Stav slams ‘immoral’ decision to subsidize abortions that are not medically necessary.
Rabbi Ariel: No Phones On in Synagogue – PeriodRabbi of Ramat Gan nixes cell phones in synagogue, even on ‘silent’ mode, and has warning for Torah pamphlets as well.
Halakhic Guidance for Yom Kippur Medical IssuesA halakhic hotline will help callers determine whether or not they can take medicine, eat, drink, or travel to the hospital on Yom Kippur.
"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"Former IDF rabbi explains why religious-Zionist rabbis are better suited to make important Jewish legal rulings.
Feiglin in Handshake ControversyMoshe Feiglin’s Knesset handshakes lead to orthodox Jewish debate.
'The Master of Jewish Jurisprudence'Shaarei Mishpat College mourns the passing of its founder and first dean. Photos from the judge's funeral.
Retired Justice Menachem Elon Dies at 90Former Supreme Court justice Menachem Elon was an ordained rabbi, expert in Jewish civil law.
Soldiers, Businessmen Complete the ShasIsraelis from all walks of life celebrate the completion of another round of Talmud studies.
‘The Great Kosher Chocolate Chip Crisis’ Hits USUS Jews panic over Trader Joe’s removal of “pareve” from its chocolate chips, meaning they can’t be eaten with meat. Shoppers raid stocks.
The ‘Simple’ Solution to Passover MedicinesWhat medicines can be taken on Passover? Some are prohibited, some are allowed, and some depend on one’s health.
Warren Buffet Loses Out on Pre-Passover Bread SaleBuffet misses turned down a sure-fire investment – buying bread from Jews desperate to sell it any price before Passover.
Video: Internet Challenge: ‘Online’ Jewish LawInternet has provided new methods of learning Judaism – and the challenge of answering online questions on Jewish law.